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Silk Brocade Piece

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Silk Brocade Piece

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The fabric piece has an overall regular pattern of undulating wave like borders. The birders contain leaves and flowers. It is colored in subdued shades of rose, purple, greenish blue and green. The borders form circular losenges which are filled with stylized flowers, leaves and a pair of goat like animals in a mirrored pattern. Gold threads are visible in the tan background.

Category:
textiles
Made from:
Silk brocade
Made in:
PERSIA
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
114.3 × 116.2 cm (45 × 45 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.10
Class:
TEXTILE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Gift of Vera Maxwell, 1974